In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Exhall like this:
EXHALL, a parish in Foleshill district, Warwick; on Beach brook, near the Coventry canal, and adjacent to the Coventry and Nuneaton railway, 4¼ miles N by E of Coventry. It has a station, jointly with Longford, on the railway; and it contains the Foleshill workhouse. Post town, Longford, under Coventry. ...
Acres, 1, 990. Real property, £5, 479; of which £500 are in mines. Pop., 964. Houses, 233. The property is divided among a few. Exhall House is a chief residence. Many of the inhabitants are weavers. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Worcester. Value, £143.* Patrons, Lord and Lady Guernsey. The church was repaired and enlarged in 1842. There are a Primitive Methodist chapel and a small charity school.
Exhall is now part of Nuneaton and Bedworth district. Click here for graphs and data of how Nuneaton and Bedworth has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Exhall itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Exhall, in Nuneaton and Bedworth and Warwickshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 28th April 2017
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